Agency history, 1990-

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  • Beaudette, Susan B
  • Hicks, Linda
  • Spraggins, Kathleen
  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of Special Events
  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of Development


Agency History


  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • Guide to the Smithsonian Archives, 1996
  • Smithsonian Institution, Special Events [], 02/01/00
  • The Office of Special Events originated as part of the public affairs activities of the National Air and Space Museum's Office of Public Affairs. Special Events assistants and coordinators reported to the Chief of the Office of Public Affairs until June 1990. At that time Special Events became part of the Development Office.
  • Professional staff of the Office of Special Events have included: Kathleen Spraggins, Director of Special Events, 1982-1996, and Linda Hicks, Manager Special Events, c.1998- .
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of above."

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1990
  • 1990-


  • Public relations
  • Aeronautics
  • Museums
  • Aeronautical museums


Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00136

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